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Exchange stores on U.S. military bases are selling clothing made in unsafe factories in Bangladesh—and the apparel industry is fighting to keep it ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 15 comments on Fri Feb 14, 2014 at 01:04 PM PST with 35 Recommends
Originally posted here Bangladesh has come under fire in recent days due to a new Human Rights Watch report criticizing the nation for failures in establishing labor rights and protections that ...
by UN Dispatcher
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Jan 28, 2014 at 06:10 AM PST with 2 Recommends
10 months ago I was privileged to go to British Columbia, Canada to do a week of training and speaking as the British Columbia labor movement geared up for provincial elections. I had the great ...
by StewartAcuff
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue Dec 17, 2013 at 05:54 AM PST with 4 Recommends
Ah, the joys of Republican presidents.... “The old bitch !!” said Richard Nixon of Indira Gandhi."Indians are cunning, traitorous people." “I don’t know why the hell anybody would ...
by waterstreet2013
Comment Count 44 comments on Mon Dec 02, 2013 at 10:38 AM PST with 26 Recommends
A Teach for America alum explains why she won't write her current students recommendations ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Oct 10, 2013 at 03:00 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
This is why we have regulations A huge fire at a Bangladeshi factory whose workers were making clothes and fabrics for top Western labels has killed seven people in the latest disaster to blight the ...
by xxdr zombiexx
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Oct 09, 2013 at 04:21 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
Last week, thousands of Bangladeshis completed a nearly 250-mile, 5-day march from the capital city, Dhaka, to Rampal, in the Sundarbans area of southwest Bangladesh and home to the world’s ...
by nicoleghio
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Oct 01, 2013 at 02:29 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
You ought to be out raising hell. This is the fighting age. Put on your fighting clothes. -Mother Jones `````````````````````````````````````````
by JayRaye
Comment Count 36 comments on Mon Sep 23, 2013 at 11:13 AM PDT with 65 Recommends
You ought to be out raising hell. This is the fighting age. Put on your fighting clothes. -Mother Jones `````````````````````````````````````````
by JayRaye
Comment Count 1 comments on Mon Sep 16, 2013 at 11:13 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
The International Labour Organization is ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 20 comments on Thu Sep 12, 2013 at 06:55 AM PDT with 29 Recommends
Faced with footage of young girls working on Old Navy clothes in a garment finishing house in Bangladesh, Gap Inc.—Old Navy'...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 7 comments on Tue Aug 27, 2013 at 12:34 PM PDT with 19 Recommends
Several days ago, Walmart convened an economic summit with other companies, assorted suppliers and politicians. The event, which attracted representatives from 500 manufacturers, eight ...
by xaxnar
Comment Count 24 comments on Sun Aug 25, 2013 at 09:26 AM PDT with 42 Recommends
You ought to be out raising hell. This is the fighting age. Put on your fighting clothes. -Mother Jones Sunday August 2, 1903 From The Comrade :
by JayRaye
Comment Count 9 comments on Fri Aug 02, 2013 at 11:00 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
European companies are trying to avoid more disasters like ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 16 comments on Mon Jul 08, 2013 at 01:15 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
Earlier today, the Obama administration announced it is suspending Bangladesh's special trade privileges due to numerous problems in that country's garment industry . In a letter to Congress on ...
by Christian Dem in NC
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Jun 27, 2013 at 03:25 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
You ought to be out raising hell. This is the fighting age. Put on your fighting clothes. -Mother Jones Monday June 29, 1903 San Francisco, ...
by JayRaye
Comment Count 3 comments on Sat Jun 29, 2013 at 11:00 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
You ought to be out raising hell. This is the fighting age. Put on your fighting clothes. -Mother Jones Saturday June 27, 1903 From The Appeal ...
by JayRaye
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu Jun 27, 2013 at 11:00 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
The fallout continues over celebrity maker-of-unhealthy-food Paula Deen's li'l racism problem, with Walmart becoming the latest rat to flee the sinking ship.
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 64 comments on Wed Jun 26, 2013 at 03:35 PM PDT with 27 Recommends
You ought to be out raising hell. This is the fighting age. Put on your fighting clothes. -Mother Jones Wednesday June 24, 1903 From The New ...
by JayRaye
Comment Count 1 comments on Mon Jun 24, 2013 at 11:00 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
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by Tom Tomorrow
Comment Count 35 comments on Mon Jun 24, 2013 at 06:50 AM PDT with 55 Recommends